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I’ve mentioned countless times that I’m smitten with South Africa’s Overberg – a region east of Cape Town on the far side of the Hottentots-Holland mountain range. Katarina Mancama and I travelled through Gansbaai last year – a prominent area in the Overberg – celebrating this desitination’s recent GOLD for Best Responsible Tourism Destination at the International Responsible Tourism Awards in London.  I finally got round to […]

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I’ve mentioned countless times that I’m smitten with South Africa’s Overberg – a region east of Cape Town on the far side of the Hottentots-Holland mountain range. Katarina Mancama and I travelled through Gansbaai – a prominent area in the Overberg – celebrating this desitination’s recent GOLD for Best Responsible Tourism Destination at the International Responsible Tourism Awards in London.  A visit to Gansbaai is […]

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On the 10th of December, shortly after coming back from my and Katarina‘s #RTroadtrip, I got a bee in my bonnet. I sent my friend Heather Mason a message: Me: “I’ve never done a 365days project and I’d like to. Do you want to do one with me in 2016?” Heather: “Sure, I’d be keen to hear […]

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“It seems the time of swimming pools and crime novels officially arrived”, I think to myself as my sunglasses slide off the tomato that replaced my face and the most attractive man ever to pull up next to me at a traffic light, pulls up right next to me. For weeks, I’ve been buying myself […]

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Umlani Bush Camp is one of my favourite places in this beautiful country! It means “place of rest”, and that is exactly how I feel when I am there. The stress and craziness of the real world just melts away as you arrive at this little piece of paradise in the African bush. Sit down, […]

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Today TGH’s weekly #tuesdaytravelstory celebrates it’s 80th week! That’s 80 stories, 80 travels, 80 experiences that hoped to inspire lifestyles closer to the earth and to others. Celebration time? Yes, please! Beyond growing a litter older, we also have another reason to celebrate: TGH has been shortlisted (alongside Katarina Mancama’s My Slow Journey) for best blog […]

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Perched on top of a hill in downtown Johannesburg sits one of South Africa’s strongest beacons of hope: the Constitutional Court. This is where the South African Constitution; the supreme law of the country, admired and respected around the world for its pioneering approach to human rights, is upheld. 

The preamble reads like a poem: […]

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“Welcome! Just give your car keys to Jabu, he will park the car and take care of your luggage”. These were the first words we heard as we pulled up outside Sabi Sabi Earth Lodge in the renowned Sabi Sands private game reserve. I had to pinch myself! Honestly, I only though this happened to […]

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If you follow me on Instagram and Twitter,  you’ll know that Katarina and I – #RTroadtrip on social media – travelled through Gansbaai recently. We were celebrating this destination’s GOLD for Best Responsible Tourism Destination at the International Responsible Tourism Awards in London. I hate to go on about the whaling up a volcano thing, but it was really hectic. Even though, as I said, […]

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